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Job Opportunity: Museum Assistant, HorsePower, The Museum of The King’s Royal Hussars

Location:                     Winchester
Contract:                     Full time, permanent
Salary:                         £17,500
Closing date:               31 May

HorsePower is a small regimental museum in Winchester city centre. The Museum Assistant manages the museum’s daily operation and reports to the Regimental Secretary / Honorary Curator.

Responsibilities include opening the museum to the public, looking after the displays, caring for the reserve collection and documentation, answering family history and visitor enquiries, updating the website and Facebook page, organising the volunteers’ rosters and running a small retail operation. 

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, able to work independently and has experience of working in a customer facing role in a heritage attraction. The successful candidate will have strong organisational skills, be confident in the use of IT and social media, and have an interest in military history.

To apply please email your CV with names and contact details of two referees, and a letter on not more than one sheet of A4 stating your suitability for the position.

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 31 May.

Interviews will be held on Monday 6 June.

For more information contact Peter Garbutt at  or 01962 828539






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